• Flea Markets

    Tips to Attract Customers


    The busy setting of a flea market is filled with distractions for potential customers: the smells of greasy food, the site of bright merchandise a few stalls away, the conversation of their shopping companions.  In order to attract customers to your stall instead of anyone else's, you'll need t...
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    How to Haggle As a Buyer


    As a purchaser of someone's items, you may feel pretty powerless when it comes to haggling down to the price you want.  But, at the end of the day, you are the only way someone will walk away having done business, meaning that you are the make or break for most flea market sellers.  This g...
  • Flea Markets

    Chatting With Potential Customers


    Small talk, despite being uncomfortable for many people, is a very effective way to reel in otherwise reluctant customers.  If you aren't used to small talk, it's difficult to engage in it without being awkward or unsure of what to keep conversing about.  If you have a flea market stall an...
  • Flea Markets

    Honing in on Good Deals


    The bustle and explosion of color that is a flea market is really easy to get lost in, even if you're an experienced shopper who knows how much he or she will pay for an item.  Honing in on good deals can be more difficult than it might sound, especially if you have little experience fending of...
  • Flea Markets

    Haggling as a Seller


    The most important skill to have as a flea market shopper, besides perhaps having a good eye for high-quality items and good deals, is the ability to barter well.  The concept of a flea market is built entirely on the practice of haggling -- unaware customers can be duped into giving away more ...
  • Flea Markets

    Most Popular Items


    Planning to set up a booth in your local flea market and make some money on the weekends?  Having a flea market booth is great, because it's like a weekly garage sale you don't even need to buy a city-issued permit for.  However, you may find that your own garage junk isn't enough to keep ...
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    Special Merchandise Displays


    Displaying your merchandise in an effective way is critical to having good sales at your flea market stall.  Although you could go out and purchase tons of expensive, pre-built displays from professional salespeople, you can also create your own specialty displays and just as effectively sell w...
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    Entertaining at Flea Markets


    Most people see flea markets as venues at which they can sell their artwork or a certain line of merchandise that would be difficult to market elsewhere. However, if you consider yourself more of an entertainer than a salesperson, you may want to think about taking your art form to the flea market s...
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    Baking For Flea Markets


    Are you a particularly wonderful baker? Do you have friends and relatives lining up for your holiday goodies, or begging you for a home-baked goodie basket as their birthday present? If so, you might want to consider baking for flea markets! You won't even need anything special, just a place to set ...






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